Works Package manager

Job Title: Works Package manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Yeovil, England
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-08-22
Reference: BH-88386
Contact Name: Dominic Kendal
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 23, 2018 09:31

Job Description

Title                                Works Package Manager
Reporting to:                 Head of Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Service Delivery
Remuneration:               Salary dependent on experience, 25 days annual leave, pension, healthcare, life cover
Role Summary and Objective:
My clients are a leading provider of expert services in the O&M marketplace with a reputation we are proud of.  Our business is run in a responsible, transparent and ethical way where safety dominates everything we do - our mantra is ‘home safe – every day’.
Based primarily on our solar farm sites and drawing on internal and external resources, the Works Package Manager role will be responsible for planning and implementing both larger remedial maintenance work, post Final Acceptance Certificate (FAC) in the project life span and performance improvements across our solar farm sites.
These improvements will optimise the benefits for our clients and will be carried out to the highest health and safety guidance and in line with agreed budget and timelines.
Duties of the role:
  • Work with the Asset Control team and Technical Services team in developing proposals for additional services. In particular taking the lead on costing the proposed work where requested
  • Project manage the development, review, formal issuing, approval (internal and external) and dissemination of the pre-requisite design, test and commissioning documentation, that defines the specification of the works to be installed, in line with the BSR Information Management System procedures;
  • Project manage the development, review and formal issuing and approval of the final as-built documentation, test and commissioning records and other documentation necessary to update the relevant O&M manual, in line with the BSR IMS procedures;
  • Plan, deliver, co-ordinate, supervise and administer all maintenance remedial services and upgrade work packages that lie outside of the original O&M contract scope on solar farms across the O&M portfolio:
    • Plan the implementation of remedial work/upgrade work once approved, working with the Operations Officers to coordinate this with other site work and with Asset Controllers to ensure the client is aware;
    • Arrange and co-ordinate maintenance equipment, parts, suppliers and internal staff for all additional services;
    • Administer contracts administration for additional works packages in collaboration with the Asset Controllers, Clients and Operations Officers;
    • Coordinate and supervise the work of both BSR staff and contractors on these projects, and ensure the work is delivered to a satisfactory quality level, on time and budget, and in compliance with all regulations and with BSR’s H&S and risk management procedures;
  • Intra and inter team communications and situational awareness where works may affect the day to day of site activities;
  • Pick up on trends with regards to issues and put forward proposals about remedial work/upgrade work to the O&M management team;
  • Support and advise Reginal Operations Managers and Ops Officers as and when required;
  • Support the ongoing development, trial, roll out and adoption of PowerApps;
  • Collate and provide documentation to O&M team members;
  • Membership of the O&M on-call duty rota;
  • Adhere to the Integrated Management System and input to ongoing development of the systems;
Key internal interfaces:
  • O&M Operations Officers
  • O&M Regional Operations Managers
  • O&M Service Technicians and O&M Maintenance Operatives and HV SAPs
  • O&M Technical Team members
  • O&M Asset Controllers
  • BSR Connect personnel
  • BSR EPC IAC/FAC team
  • BSR Group legal team
  • BSR Group IMS Manager and H&S Officer
  • BSR Central Services
Key external interfaces:
  • O&M sub-contractors
  • O&M suppliers
  • O&M Clients (when required at meetings)
The successful candidate needs to be (Competencies):
  • Adaptable and prepared to travel;
  • Contracting savvy;
  • Motivated, hardworking with a proactive approach;
  • A sound ability to plan, coordinate and communicate internally and externally;
  • Good MS office skills;
  • A team player with the determination and ability to get things done;
  • Totally reliable and trustworthy;
  • Always looking for ways to improve self and O&M output;
  • A good example of O&M BSR and the service it aspires to deliver.
Essential requirements for this role include:
  • An experienced solar (or M&E) work package manager or site manager or project manager;
  • Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) qualified;
  • Trade qualified (probably an electrician);
  • Previous commissioning experience;
  • Excellent people management skills;
  • Able to work to deadlines;
  • Managing budgets.
Success factors:
  • O&M field maintenance and unplanned service delivered safely in line with time, quality, budget criteria
  • Teamwork, flexibility and enthusiasm to learn
  • Proactive incremental improvement of operational productivity and efficiency